When Pinterest Melts Your Brain

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So, I got it into my head that I needed a candlescape ( . . .Pinterest is a dark and lonely place, friends) but I wanted to make it using stuff I already had.  So I used empty caviar jars, black sea salt jars, a candle stand I already had and some alpaca yarn I made that got super tangled.  Then I decided to work on the birdcage I have in my living room, I decided to nix the old curtains and hang a voile curtain and then I painted wooden Ikea frames and found pics of all our close friends at parties at our house and hung those.  Then I had a party.  Then I threw up a lot.  And now I’m sick.  A short story by Deborah Castellano.


party collage

Deborah Castellano
Deborah Castellano's book Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want is available for purchase through Amazon, Llewellyn and Barnes and Noble.

She is a frequent contributor to Occult/Pagan sources such as the Llewellyn almanacs, Witchvox, PaganSquare and Witches & Pagans magazine.  She writes about Charms, Hexes, Weeknight Dinner Recipes, Glamoury and Unsolicited Opinions on Morals and Magic here at Charmed, I'm Sure.

Deborah's book, The Arte of Glamour is available for purchase on Amazon in paperback and Kindle.

Her craft shop, The Mermaid & The Crow specializes in old-world style workshop from 100% local, sustainable sources featuring tempting small batch ritual oils and hand-spun hand-dyed yarn in luxe fibers and more!

In a previous life, Deborah founded the first Neo-Victorian/Steampunk convention, SalonCon which received rave reviews from con-goers and interviews from the New York Times and MTV.

She resides in New Jersey with her husband, Jow and their cat, Max II. She has a terrible reality television habit she can't shake and likes St. Germain liquor, record players and typewriters.  

Deborah is a social media dork and can be found wasting far too much time on TwitterFacebookG+Instagram and Tumblr.

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